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Sample Business Plans

Solar Panel Installation Business Plan

This business plan is a sample business plan for starting a solar panel installation business. It was written for an entrepreneurship course.


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Property Management Business Plan

This business plan is for investing in real estate for rental properties.


Family Entertainment Center Business Plan

This business plan is for starting a mini-golf course, batting cage, arcade business for family entertainment.


Web Development Business Plan

This business plan is for starting a web development company. It places an emphasis on financing the venture.


Social Networking Site Business Plan

This business plan is for starting a Social Networking Site. It has been donated to this site by a fellow classmate and was written while we were studying entrepreneurship in school. This is a solid business plan sample and you will find it helpful.



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Advantages of a Franchise
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Advantages of a Franchise

If you are looking for a way to venture into business independently, franchise ownership offers a great opportunity, especially for those that are risk adverse... Although I do believe that is a paradox! - Aren’t entrepreneurs the epitome of risk taking behavior? Okay, I got side tracked for a moment in an attempt to be humorous… and this folks is why I am NOT a comedian! Du-dum-dum- In short, this article will outline a few advantages of owning a franchise, and there are many...Read More

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Leadership Styles

Organizational behavior and corporate culture are often driven by the leaders of the organization. And every leader has a particular style of leadership. While there are as many as 10 different leadership styles, this article will focus on 6 styles of leadership based on an individual’s emotional intelligence; derived from research by Daniel Goleman. The six leadership styles are; 1) Coercive, 2) Authoritative, 3) Affiliative, 4) Democratic, 5) Pacesetting, and 6) Coaching. Bear in mind that an effective leader never relies on one particular style to guide the organization or group. A smart leader will... Read More

Smart Goals

Smart Goals

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Dimensions of Service Quality

There are 5 dimensions that customers use to evaluate the quality of service. These dimensions are generally used to establish levels of customer satisfaction; comparing their perception of the service they received with their expectations. While this may seem intuitive, when expectations are met, the quality of service is perceived as satisfactory; when expectations are not met, service quality is determined to be unacceptable. These five dimensions are used primarily in surveys to determine how a company is perceived by its’ customers and provides insight on where the company may need to make adjustments to fulfill the...